Well Done to Keith McGuinness

Congratulations to Keith McGuiness for successful completion of his Level 2 Rugby Coaching  Award.

This is a course that runs over 4 days and involves an assessment by RFU trainers which test the coaches ability to deliver structured sessions.

This he did in his own time which included home study. We some times forget the commitment that our volunteers give

See the course content below –


Understand the ethical coaching process, the needs of the player and related issues in sports science

Plan, conduct and evaluate a series of rugby union coaching sessions in a systematic and progressive manner

Coach the scrummage, line-out, back-play, defence, continuity & counter-attack.

Promote and establish positive working relationships and high standards of behaviour

Ensure the health and safety of players

Demonstrate responsibility for their own learning and development

Promote the sport of rugby union in a positive and constructive manner

Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of attack and defence